[kde-linux] Clear screen on konsole

Pablo Sanchez pablo at blueoakdb.com
Thu Apr 30 18:32:58 UTC 2009

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On Thursday 30 April 2009 at 2:26 pm, Kenneth Marcy penned
about "Re: [kde-linux] Clear screen on konsole"

> On Thursday 30 April 2009 09:37:25 Alain M. wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > if I issue clear om a konsole windows, it only issues a lot o new-lines,
> > but if I roll up with <ctrl+PgUp> or the mouse, the old text is there
> >
> > How can I clear all the text in a konsole window???
> Type clear then press enter.

I believe he's issuing the `clear' command.  What he's saying is
rather than an escape sequence being generated to clear his screen, a
whack of lines are displayed.

Please check the setting of $TERM.  For mine, it's set to `xterm'

Pablo Sanchez - Blueoak Database Engineering, Inc
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